In a city overrun with Type A workaholics who spend so much time in their offices that they might as well live there, turning cubicles into homes seems logical. But there are sound economic reasons, too.
The Pentagon's use of an arcane procurement regulation called "Other Transaction Authority" has exploded in recent years. The program was originally intended to help small businesses, but defense giants are reaping benefits.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview with The Washington Post that he worries “about an erosion of truth” online but defended the policy allowing politicians to peddle ads containing misrepresentations and lies on his social network, a stance that has sparked an outcry during the 2020 presidential campaign.
Hughes and his allies are putting new money toward a new "anti-monopoly" fund, hoping to harness heightened interest around big tech into a broader movement to analyze, regulate or dismantle behemoths in agriculture, healthcare and other industries where he says competition is lacking and consumers feel the pain.
Details of the agreement between the United Auto Workers and GM were scarce, but if the deal is fully approved by the union, it should end a month-long strike that had raised questions about the future of the auto industry. Workers will remain on strike until ratification.